Definition of Potter's earth

1. Noun. Clay that does not contain any iron; used in making pottery or for modeling.

Exact synonyms: Potter's Clay
Generic synonyms: Clay
Specialized synonyms: Slip



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Literary usage of Potter's earth

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1. Silica and the Silicates by James Aloysius Audley (1921)
"This word is frequently stated to be derived from the Greek keramos, " potter-s earth " or " burned clay " products. Dr. JW Mellor suggests that it may be ..."

2. A History and Description of Modern Wines by Cyrus Redding (1851)
"At eighteen inches from the surface, in some parts of this soil, is found a bottom of clay, or potter-s earth; in other places, dead sand. ..."

3. Principles of Latin Grammar by Peter Bullions (1852)
"The following Feminine Nouns are scarcely used in the Plural: Argilla, -ce, potter,s earth. Salus, -utis, safety. ..."

4. A History and Description of Modern Wine by Cyrus Redding (1851)
"At eighteen inches from the surface, in some parts of this soil, is found a bottom of clay, or potter-s earth; in other places, dead sand. ..."

5. Reflections on the Works of God and of His Providnce Throughout All Nature by Christoph Christian Sturm (1808)
"... God has formed several sorts of soils , which serre for other par- poses also; snch as potter-s earth, clay, cfe*lk, and gravel. ..."

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